SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

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SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: KIMBERLY TOWNES By Marc Alexander  As a filmmaker, first and foremost, Kimberly Townes is an artist. Her skills are evident in the various angles she shoots and the cuts she makes on unexpected beats in the editing bay. She perpetually finds different perspectives that inspire audiences to consider more than the face value [...]

A SPRING BREAK

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THE PERFECT SPRING STAY-CATION By Natalie Reehl Just because leaving town isn’t an option doesn’t mean missing spring break is. After a long, cold, dreary winter, treat yourself to a Spring Break and make an average week extraordinary! By the end of winter, everyone is itching for some fun in the sun, but the beach [...]

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

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Women’s History Month By Nana Fordjour In 1981, Congress passed the Pub. L. 97-28, which authorized and requested that the President proclaim the week of March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” For five years, Congress passed joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987, the National Women’s History Project [...]

MARCH COVER STORY: VIVICA FOX

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COVER STORY: VIVICA FOX By Teryl Warren When I first saw Vivica Fox in the classic crime drama Set It Off – I was inspired.  It was the first time since the days of Cleopatra Jones and Foxy Brown that I had seen an image of a tough, brash, beautiful Black woman who was equal [...]

Women in Science Awards

Professor Yi Xie, Laureate of the 2015 L’Oréal-Unesco For Women in Science Award. Photo copyright Brigitte Lacombe.

5 Exceptional Women Honored for Their Ground-Breaking Discoveries in the Physical Sciences As the International Year of Light celebrates science and knowledge all over the world, the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO will present, on March 18th, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science  Awards to five outstanding women scientists and 15 grants to promising young researchers. Each of [...]

ALLSTATE GOSPEL SUPERFEST

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Allstate Gospel Superfest features Performances by  Bishop Marvin Winans, Dorinda Clark-Cole, J. Moss, Kelly Price & More! ~ Richard Smallwood & Bishop Marvin Winans Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors ~Wendy Raquel Robinson Host along with Vivica A. Fox & Fonzworth Bentley Unity Media LTD., the producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest will return to the city of Chicago [...]

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY TIPS

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Throw A Shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day Party With Irish Flavor And Color From McCormick It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. McCormick has developed tips and recipes for a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests – including a make-ahead corned beef and ideas [...]

VOW TO BE CHIC

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Startup Reshapes Bridal Shopping by Offering Luxe Looks for Less Vow To Be Chic (Vow) is the first and only company that rents designer bridesmaid dresses and “Little White Dresses” (which brides wear to parties and receptions) for a fraction of the retail price. The bridal industry is ripe for disruption: 86% of bridesmaids, who spend more than [...]

CHRISTIE BRINKLEY SKINCARE

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INTRODUCING CHRISTIE BRINKLEY AUTHENTIC SKINCARE Proprietary Anti-Aging Complex, Award Winning Anti-Aging Ingredients and Cutting Edge Broad-Spectrum Protection with Infrared Technology THINK: Iconic, Ageless, Supermodel’s cutting edge anti-aging skincare secrets with better than full spectrum sun protection. WHAT IT IS: A revolutionary anti-aging skincare line that recognizes most visible signs of aging skin comes from the [...]

#Her Own Boss

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#HerOwnBoss Project Celebrates the Courage and Triumphs of Women Entrepreneurs In celebration of Women’s History Month, the women of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) are kicking off the month with a story-telling project to highlight and share honest advice, important truths and inspiring stories from women entrepreneurs. “Women are the fastest growing segment of [...]